The Paul Lynde Halloween Special

Overview

Love him or hate him comedian Paul Lynde - the master of the slow burn, who presided over the "center square" on Hollywood Squares for years and made famous the character of Uncle Arthur on Bewitched - also mounted this all-star Halloween special in late October 1976. The story, adapted from A Christmas Carol, has the comedic actor cast as "Paul Lynde," a more severe and hateful variant of his typically snide and sarcastic on-camera persona, who detests all things associated with Halloween. Three witches then ...
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Overview

Love him or hate him comedian Paul Lynde - the master of the slow burn, who presided over the "center square" on Hollywood Squares for years and made famous the character of Uncle Arthur on Bewitched - also mounted this all-star Halloween special in late October 1976. The story, adapted from A Christmas Carol, has the comedic actor cast as "Paul Lynde," a more severe and hateful variant of his typically snide and sarcastic on-camera persona, who detests all things associated with Halloween. Three witches then crop up and determine to change his mind, ala Scrooge. The plethora of guest stars includes Tim Conway, Florence Henderson, Donny and Marie Osmond, the glam rock band KISS, Betty White, Roz Kelly, Billy Barty and Margaret Hamilton, from The Wizard of Oz.
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Special Features

Extensive photo scrapbook containing rare photographs, many provided by family and friends; "Name That Quip" - an interactive trivia game based on questions Paul answered during his reign on "Hollywood Squares"; Notable quotes from Paul Lynde; An extensive reminiscence by Peter Marshall, host of "Hollywood Squares," accompanied by a photographic montage
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/2/2007
  • UPC: 089353702229
  • Original Release: 1976
  • Rating:

  • Source: S'more Entertainment
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Full Frame
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 48,575

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Paul Lynde Halloween Special
1. Wrong Holiday [5:13]
2. Kids [3:27]
3. At Home With the Witches [6:37]
4. Breaker 1-9 [9:21]
5. Rockin' With Kiss [4:27]
6. Desert Kiss [5:30]
7. Discotheque [6:26]
8. Beth [4:02]
9. Last Kiss [3:31]
10. End Credits [1:54]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Paul Lynde Halloween Special
   Play
   Chapters
   Bonus
      Paul's Scrapbook
      Notable Quotes From the Mind of Paul Lynde
      Name That Quip - Trivia Challenge
      Interview With Peter Marshall
      Special Thanks
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